Women's Asst Team Leader
Heartland Duals Womens Practice details:
Sunday April 7th 1-4pm with a 1/2 hour break at 2 pm.
Location link below to New Palestine High School.
Enter through Aux. gym doors. Proceed forward to double doors turn right go thru doors all the way down to left to the wrestling room.
Attention Middle School Wrestlers Cost $250. Online registration link here: https://iswa.sportngin.com/register/form/434647737
Attention Elementary Wrestlers Cost: $250. After wrestle off's take place 2/24/19 an online registration link can be found below. *Girls do not have to wrestle off for this trip.
Middle School Team Leader: Jason Miller(219)-730-9489
Elem Team Leader: Ryan Parrish (317)-213-8598
When: Sunday, March 31st, 2019
Elem session 10 am. - 1 pm.
Middle School session 1 pm - 4 pm.
Where: Contenders Academy 1650 E. Northfield Dr. in Brownsburg
April 12th, 13th and 14th
Mid America Center, Council Bluffs, Iowa
This is a USA event and you must have a USA wrestling card.
This event is expecting 40 Elementary teams and 38 middle school teams this year.
Elementary weight classes for the event are as follows: 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 112, 120, 130, 140 and 160. Each team is limited to 20 wrestlers per team and must be listed on your roster. All wrestlers on a team must be from the same state. Grade verification (report card or official letter from an elementary school authority) will be required for all wrestlers. This event is for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th graders. A wrestler cannot be in this event if he or she is 14 years old or older. Please be prepared to show proof of age if challenged. Each team will be allowed 4 coaches. From your coaching staff, you must provide table help for each dual. There will be an official score keeper that will use Flowrestling, a camera operator, and a bopper. These duties should be divided between the 2 dual teams competing. NE USA will provide the notebook computers for each table. All mats will be live streamed by FloWrestling.
Middle School weight classes for the event are as follows: 75, 80, 85, 90, 95 102, 110, 117, 125, 132, 140, 150, 160, 175, 195, 220, 275. Each team is limited to 20 wrestlers per team and must be listed on your roster. All wrestlers on a team must be from the same state. Grade verification (report card or official letter from a Middle School authority) will be required for all wrestlers. This event is for 6th, 7th and 8th graders. A wrestler cannot be in this event if he or she is 16 years old. Please be prepared to show proof of age if challenged. Each team will be allowed 4 coaches. From your coaching staff, you must provide table help for each dual. There will be an official score keeper that will use Flowrestling, a camera operator and a bopper. These duties should be divided between the 2 dual teams competing. NE USA will provide the notebook computers for each table. All mats will be lived streamed by FloWrestling.
New women's division - Grade 1st through 8th grade. A wrestler can not be 16 and wrestle in this event. All other criteria is same as other divisions mentioned above. Weight classes are as follow: 58, 65, 73, 82, 89, 97, 102, 109, 117, 126, 138, 150. (as part of new expansion, the women's teams will not have to provide an official for this event.)
States or clubs to provide Certified Officials (either USA or State HS association) based on number of total teams. (Example 1 elementary team and 1 middle school team = 1 official) Must show credentials
Elementary & Middle School - All States or clubs with 2 to 3 teams = 1 Official, then 4 to 6 teams = 1 additional Official, 7 to 9 teams = 1 additional Official.
Women's division - as part of new expansion, the women's teams will not have to provide an official for this event this year.
Each State or club is responsible for travel, lodging and any meals not mentioned (breakfast and friday evening meal after weighins) of their officials.
Address of Venue
1 Arena Way, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Event Dates and times
April 12th Friday- Weigh-ins from 6:00pm to 8:30 pm
April 13th Saturday- Doors open at 6:30am and wrestling begins at 8:00am
(We will wrestle in pools to determine the bracketing for Saturday)
April 14th Sunday- Doors open at 6:30am and wrestling begins at 8:00am
(Championship brackets will be wrestled to completion) We are usually done with awards and all brackets by 3:00pm.
There will be awards for the top 8 teams in the Gold championship pool. Then 8 awards for the top 8 teams in the Silver pool, Bronze and/or additional pools.
All wrestlers will receive an event medal based on their team place in the tournament. Each team that has a wrestler that is undefeated will be acknowledged as All Americans (must have a minimum of 6 matches.) The Head coach of each team will be responsible for keeping track of their wrestler’s record and then getting that info to the tournament director. Awards will be given to each All-American. There will be 2 MVP awards given to each that placed in the top 8 of the gold pool and 1 MVP award given to the rest of the teams in the tournament. Your coaching staff must decide which wrestlers on your team get the MVP awards. We will not have extra MVP awards available. There will be a team sportsmanship award given by the referees. There will also be an outstanding referee award given and chosen by the coaches in the tournament. The team sportsmanship award and Referee awards will be given prior to the start of the last day of tournament.
Rules of Engagement
National Federation High School Rules--- Head gear required.
45 minute rest between matches not in effect
Must make weight in singlet/ skin ailment must have doctors release
Time periods are: 1 ½ minute (all 3 periods)
Exceptions---Mouth pieces are not required for wrestlers with braces. Shoe laces do not have to be secured but strongly encouraged. Hair nets are not required but encouraged. Competition singlet can not be low cut singlets. Must meet High School singlet criteria.
Adult pass and student pass
Adult pass is $18.00 and student pass is $10.00. This is a per day fee. If child is not in school yet they are free.
TEAM IN PARENTS- A Block of Rooms have been reserved for Team Indiana. Please contact Team Leader for more information.